News & Events


November 15, 2018

Report Underscores the Importance of Private Mortgage Insurance for Low Down Payment Lending While Government-Backed FHA Financial Health Not Yet Out of the Woods   WASHINGTON— Lindsey Johnson, President of USMI, released the following statement on the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) … Continued

Areas of Alignment for Administrative Reform

October 23, 2018

September marked the 10th anniversary of the GSEs being placed into conservatorship and there is growing recognition that Congress may not be able to tackle the complex issue of housing reform until 2019 or perhaps even later. But not all … Continued

Opinion: PMI must play crucial role in housing reform

October 1, 2018

A version of this piece originally appeared on Scotsman Guide on September 25, 2018 and was written by USMI Chairman Bradley Shuster.  Government-backed conventional mortgages totaled approximately $5.3 trillion as of summer 2018. As every follower of the mortgage finance … Continued

USMI Statement on FHFA’s Updates to Private Mortgage Insurers’ Eligibility Requirements (PMIERs)

October 1, 2018

WASHINGTON — U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI) President Lindsey Johnson issued the following statement on the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) newly released changes to its Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements (PMIERS). PMIERS are a set of requirements implemented in 2015 … Continued

USMI Blog on House Financial Services Hearing Examining 10 Years of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under Government Conservatorship

September 6, 2018

WASHINGTON — Lindsey Johnson, President of U.S. Mortgage Insurers (USMI), today published the following blog on in response to today’s U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “A Failure to Act: How a Decade Without GSE Reform Has Once Again Put … Continued

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